Tag Archives: Government shutdown

U.S. Executive Branch Update – September 26, 2023

This report provides a snapshot of the U.S. Executive Branch priorities via daily schedules and the prior day’s press releases. POTUS’ Schedule* *The U.S. President (POTUS) and Vice President’s (VPOTUS) daily schedules are subject to change, as is the White House press briefing schedule. 9:00 a.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing … Continue Reading

US Executive Branch Update – September 27, 2021

This report provides a snapshot of the US Executive Branch priorities via daily schedules and the prior day’s press releases. POTUS’ Schedule* 10:00 a.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT receive the President’s Daily Brief | Oval Office Looking Ahead: The President will continue to engage with members of Congress and congressional leadership … Continue Reading

Redefined by COVID-19 and Shaped by Current Events: What’s Ahead for US Federal Appropriations

How has COVID-19 altered the US federal appropriations process? What steps is Congress taking to adopt must-pass fiscal year 2021 spending bills? Will the United States experience another government shutdown this year? Attention in Congress will soon turn to the annual appropriations process and passage of fiscal year 2021 spending bills.  In addition to funding … Continue Reading

Government Shutdown Looms as Current CR Expires Friday; White House Expresses Interest in Bipartisan Negotiations

Legislative Activity Government Shutdown Looms as Current CR Expires Friday; White House Expresses Interest in Bipartisan Negotiations Congress faces a short time frame to pass a spending package for the remainder of the current fiscal year and prevent a government shutdown as the current FY 2017 Continuing Resolution (CR/P.L. 114-254) expires Friday at midnight. House … Continue Reading

AHCA Revival or Retreat; CMS Issues IPPS and LTCH PPS Proposed Rule and Request for Information

Legislative Activity AHCA Revival or Retreat Congress reconvenes this week after a two-week recess, with the possibility of a government shutdown looming at the end of the week. Speaker Ryan has made it clear to his colleagues that funding the government beyond April 28 will be his highest priority. With the American Health Care Act … Continue Reading

House Votes on Defunding Planned Parenthood; Subcommittee Continues Review of Medicaid Program; ONC Names Chief Nursing Officer; MedPAC Considers Unified PPS for Post-Acute Care; ACA Lawsuit to Proceed

Legislative Activity House Votes on Defunding Planned Parenthood With the fiscal year quickly coming to an end, the government spending fight will ramp up as the House of Representatives continues its response to the controversial Planned Parenthood videos which were released this summer. As early as Thursday, September 17, the House is expected to vote … Continue Reading

Effects of Wind Energy Facilities on Property Values in the United States

Executive Branch Activity Climate Change Deputy Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change, Heather Zichal, has announced she will leave the White House in the next few weeks. Ms. Zichal had been responsible for coordinating the administration’s energy and climate policy from within the U.S. Domestic Policy Council. Legislative Activity Energy Efficiency Chairman … Continue Reading

No Progress Between Democrats And Republicans As Government Enters Second Week Of Shutdown

LEGISLATIVE ACTIVITY Federal Government Shutdown Continues As the federal government enters the second week of a shutdown, there has been no progress to end the stalemate between Democrats and Republicans, and it appears more and more likely a resolution of the shutdown and the necessary increase of the nation’s borrowing authority will converge on October … Continue Reading

Shutdown Impacts Financial Regulators & Report Released on Possible Consequences of U.S. Default

Legislative Activity This Week’s Hearings: Thursday, October 10: The Senate Banking Committee is scheduled to hold a hearing titled, “Impact of a Default on Financial Stability and Economic Growth.” The presidents of the American Bankers Association (ABA), Investment Company Institute (ICI), National Association of Realtors, and Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) are scheduled … Continue Reading

Health Reform Impedes Continuing Resolution and an End to Government Shutdown

Legislative Activity Health reform provisions continue to impede resolution of the continuing resolution (CR) and an end to the government shutdown. With support from the Administration, Senate Democrats insist they will only consider a clean CR without Affordable Care Act (ACA) defunding or delay provisions. The Senate has also refused to take up a bill … Continue Reading